Sovereign states on a leash

Foreign investment: Rick Rowden recounts the tale of who’s wagging the dog.

When Mexico adopted a tax on high-fructose corn syrup as part of an effort to address the country’s obesity crisis, US-based corn producer, Cargill sued to get rid of the tax. When Canada’s province of Quebec banned a ...

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Rick Rowden

Rick is an Adjunct Professorial Lecturer in the School of International Service at American University and a Senior Economist at Global Financial Integrity (GFI) in Washington DC. 

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